Childhood Diseases

Posted by: Gaynor | 2010/02/08


Mouth Ulcers

How do I treat mouth ulcers in my 18month old' s mouth,It has spread to his lips also now and he cannot eat cause it hurts too much.

Expert's Reply



This is an illness caused by a virus called herpes stomatitis. This may lead to your child becoming dehydrated if he cannot drink enough because of his painful mouth. He should be seen by a paediatrician or at an emergency paediatric clinic.If you cannot get him seen tonight use Teejel on the ulcers to give him relief from the pain.

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Posted by: Tammy | 2010/02/08

ha ha it blocked the name of the virus


c o c k s a k i e virus

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Posted by: Tammy | 2010/02/08

Sounds like your son has hand and foot or what the proper name says... -|- sakievirus (sp??)

my daughter had it and it was incredibly painful for her. she never ate or drank and had blisters everywhere in her mouth

she had to get AB' s and then you can go to the pharmacy so long and get some Mycostatin mouth drops for her - it helped her

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